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Hyundai Country Calendar – Series 2016, Episode 5

  • Saturday 16 Apr 2016

G The Power of Whanau: When a shearing family are turned down for a bank loan, they help one another to lease, then buy, a farm each. One couple has gone on to win a prestigious Maori farming trophy.


Hyundai Country Calendar Episodes

    • Saturday 2 Apr 2016

    G Primary Producer: Country Calendar celebrates the life of producer Frank Torley with an episode in which Frank tells his own story, originally aired to mark the show's 45th birthday in 2011.

    • Saturday 5 Mar 2016

    G 50 Golden Years: Hyundai Country Calendar celebrates its 50th birthday by revisiting families it has filmed in the past to see what has and hasnt changed on the land.

    • Saturday 17 Dec 2016

    G Season Final: One Big Family: A West Coast woman who runs a dairy farm with a big emphasis on family life brings the same values to the team on the Landcorp farms that she also manages.

    • Saturday 10 Dec 2016

    G Generation Next: The third generation on a North Otago high country station follow in their forebears' footsteps and continue the farm's tradition of innovation.

    • Saturday 3 Dec 2016

    G Fruit of the Soil: A father and daughter spend years working to create a successful truffle industry in North Canterbury and their dogs are finding increasing amounts of valuable black gold.

    • Saturday 26 Nov 2016

    G Soggy Bottom: A couple turn their rough swampy land into the perfect place to run free-range heritage breed pigs, then start an on-farm butchery and kitchen, using traditional English recipes.

    • Saturday 19 Nov 2016

    G Eight is Enough: When their parents become too ill to work, the teenagers from a family of eight children take over running their North Otago orchard, to avoid having to sell the land.

    • Saturday 12 Nov 2016

    G Lease of Life: Two women farm a leased property in the foothills of the Ruahine Range, where they raise sheep and train working dogs, including animals given up by other farmers as useless.

    • Saturday 5 Nov 2016

    G Changing Landscapes: A couple moves from their island home in the Marlborough Sounds to take over managing a massive sheep station in the MacKenzie Country owned by a family of artists.

    • Saturday 29 Oct 2016

    G Wet and Wild: A conservationist leads teams of international student volunteers who are restoring one of New Zealand's most significant privately-owned wetlands south of Dunedin.

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